MI vs DC:Mumbai Indians will take on Delhi Capitals in first match on today.This match will be played in Sharjah from 3.30 pm.
Mumbai Indians vs Delhi Capitals: Saturday is the double header and In the first match of today, the teams of Mumbai Indians and Delhi Capitals will be face to face. This match will be played in Sharjah from 3.30 pm. After the loss in the previous match, Delhi Capitals will be looking to return to the winning track against Mumbai while the in-form defending champions Mumbai Indians will be looking to maintain the momentum after a win.
Delhi Capitals standing on 2nd in point table and already qualified for Play offs while Mumbai Indians is placed on 6th position with just 10 points and surely want capitalized on this.
Last match Performance
Delhi Capitals,who almost cemented their place in the playoffs after eight wins,had to face defeat against Kolkata Knight Riders in their last match.At the same time, Mumbai defeated Punjab Kings in their last match.
Match to be played in Sharjah,the pitch here is been slower side and batsmen’s are struggling to score runs here.Pitch can prove to be helpful for the spinners. In such a situation, Delhi’s spin trio Ravichandran Ashwin, Axar Patel and Lalit Yadav will try to make a mark.Rahul Chahar will be looking to show his class first time here in the 2nd leg of IPL2021.
For Mumbai indians it’s only Hardik Pandya who isn’t fully fit and will play as a pure batsmen.
In the Delhi Capitals camp Marcus Stoinis and Prithvi Shaw both are not fully recovered and again will be rested against Mumbai Indians.
Jasprit bumrah has the batter of DC’s explosive wicket keeper batsmen Rishabh pant.Bumrah managed to dismiss him 6 times in 36 balls.So look forward to this interesting face-off.
DC’s captain will want to bring spin early in the front of Rohit Sharma and Quinton de Kock.The MI skipper has struggled against DC’s duo R Ashwin and Axar Patel. Hitman Sharma just not hit the ball against this dou and scored runs below 100 strike rate.
Probable playing XI
Rohit Sharma (capt), Quinton de Kock (wk), Suryakumar Yadav, Saurabh Tiwary, Hardik Pandya, Kieran Pollard, Krunal Pandya, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Rahul Chahar, Jasprit Bumrah and Trent Boult.
Steve Smith, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant (c & wk), Shimron Hetmyer, Lalit Yadav, Axar Patel, R Ashwin, Kagiso Rabada, Enrique Nortje and Avesh Khan